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Kenyan telco Safaricom’s Alpha incubator faces uncertain future – TechCrunch

Kenyan telco Safaricom’s Alpha incubator faces uncertain future – TechCrunch

Safaricom’s Nairobi based Alpha innovation incubator may have an uncertain future, according to sources. With two high-level departures, and the passing of Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore, there are questions on how or if Alpha will continue to operate. The space was established in 2017 to spur new product development for Safaricom, which is Kenya’s largest […]

Is that the internet we want? – TechCrunch

Is that the internet we want? – TechCrunch

China is exporting its social values, political ads are an important part of free expression, and the definition of dangerous speech must be kept in check, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg argued today in a speech at Georgetown University. He criticized how American companies that do business with China were becoming influenced by the country’s values. […]

‘Cloud kitchens’ is an oxymoron – TechCrunch

‘Cloud kitchens’ is an oxymoron – TechCrunch

The biggest wave in consumer products right now has all the hallmarks of another bubble of misplaced investor expectations and sadly lower margins. Cloud kitchens (the category, and not just CloudKitchens the startup service) is essentially WeWork for restaurant kitchens. Instead of buying an expensive restaurant site on a heavily-walked street, a cloud kitchen is […]

Pendo scores $100M Series E investment on $1 billion valuation – TechCrunch

Pendo scores $100M Series E investment on $1 billion valuation – TechCrunch

Pendo, the late stage startup that helps companies understand how customers are interacting with their apps, announced a $100 million Series E investment today on a valuation of $1 billion. The round was led by Sapphire Ventures . Also participating were new investors General Atlantic and Tiger Global, and existing investors Battery Ventures, Meritech Capital, […]

Edge computing startup Pensando comes out of stealth mode with a total of $278 million in funding – TechCrunch

Edge computing startup Pensando comes out of stealth mode with a total of $278 million in funding – TechCrunch

Pensando, an edge computing startup founded by former Cisco engineers, came out of stealth mode today with an announcement that it has raised a $145 million Series C. The company’s software and hardware technology, created to give data centers more of the flexibility of cloud computing servers, is being positioned as a competitor to Amazon […]

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